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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,663 1,475 32.4 30.2-34.7 554 12.3 10.7-14.1 3,634 55.3 53.0-57.5
-Gaston County 127 39 35.3 22.7-50.3 17 18.2 8.2-35.8 71 46.5 33.3-60.2
GENDER
Male 63 26 43.9 25.4-64.3 7 20.5 6.9-47.5 30 35.6 20.3-54.5
Female 64 13 20.0 10.8-34.0 10 14.2 7.2-26.0 41 65.9 51.0-78.1
RACE
White 114 34 34.9 23.8-47.9 14 12.4 7.0-20.9 66 52.7 40.7-64.4
Other 13 5 36.4 9.0-76.8 3 34.1 7.1-77.6 5 29.5 7.4-68.8
AGE
18-44 25 9 44.5 20.9-71.0 6 25.0 7.0-59.4 10 30.5 14.0-54.1
45+ 102 30 27.9 18.4-40.0 11 12.8 6.5-23.5 61 59.3 46.3-71.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 26 38.7 21.3-59.4 10 22.4 8.1-48.6 32 39.0 22.5-58.4
Some College + 59 13 29.7 15.2-50.0 7 11.3 5.1-23.0 39 59.0 41.2-74.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 27 35.9 22.7-51.7 10 12.7 6.0-24.8 39 51.4 35.7-66.8
$50,000+ 34 8 30.9 13.3-56.7 6 16.1 6.9-33.0 20 53.0 32.3-72.8

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever smoking at least 100 or more cigarettes.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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